Category: Azure

According to Microsoft, Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud services to help your organisation meet business challenges. It’s the freedom to build, manage, and deploy applications on a massive, global network using various tools and frameworks.

From DevOps to business analytics to the Internet of Things, Azure is designed to have users up and running quickly with a scalable, cost-effective solution that works with your existing investments.

This cloud computing service is a big part of Microsoft’s business, and it competes with similar services from Amazon and Google.

Therefore, our Azure Category is full of handy tips, tricks and advise. Check out some of the Step by Step blogs or learn with our eBooks, How To videos and Webinars.

Building your Azure Policies – Part 1
Building your Azure Policies – Part 1
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Azure Policy is a way of enforcing standards and guardrails and assessing resource compliance. In Azure, the compliance dashboard offers an aggregated view to validate the state of the platform with additional options to see the resources that are not compliant. Policy An Azure Policy itself evaluates resources within Azure based on the rules you… READ MORE

Azure Kubernetes Service and Azure Private Link Integration
Azure Kubernetes Service and Azure Private Link Integration
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If you have done any work with Azure, you have probably come across terms such as Azure Private Link Service (PLS) and Private Endpoints (PEs). To quickly illustrate what Azure PLS is, let’s look at a diagram from the Microsoft documentation for Azure SQL database: Above, Azure SQL Database uses Azure Private Link Service (PLS) to provide connectivity to the… READ MORE

C# Azure Functions to access CosmosDB
C# Azure Functions to access CosmosDB
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Interacting with CosmosDB from a serverless application can be achieved with very few lines of code using C#. Pre-requisites: A CosmosDB resource An Azure Functions resource An input binding (the CosmosDB resource) is required for read operations, while an output binding (the CosmosDB resource) is needed for the write operations. For each operation, I share the specific function.json required. Considerations: In each code there is a model (class) of… READ MORE

MSP: The well-tempered Azure tenant – Part 1
MSP: The well-tempered Azure tenant – Part 1
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This post will be the first in a series that I’ve been thinking about putting together for a while now. The series is designed to bring together a number of concepts that can be used to manage your Azure tenants in a well regulated, controlled and consistent manner. I am writing this series from the… READ MORE

Deploying new Azure Container Apps with familiar languages
Deploying new Azure Container Apps with familiar languages
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Recently, Microsoft announced a new general-purpose serverless container platform: Azure Container Apps. Container Apps is a fully managed platform for microservice applications that runs on top of Kubernetes and open-source technologies like KEDA, Envoy, and Dapr. Container Apps are designed to abstract infrastructure management with flexible serverless containers. Developers can run containers at scale without the burden… READ MORE

Azure - Kubernetes Service: How to deploy a Linux Container Workload
Azure – Kubernetes Service: How to deploy a Linux Container Workload
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The intention of this post is to explain how to deploy a Linux Container Workload at Azure Kubernetes Service 1. Introduction This post explains how to deploy a Linux Container Workload at the Azure Kubernetes Service. The corresponding Container Image is stored and managed by an Azure Container Registry. The deployment will be conducted by adding the dedicated YAML code. This… READ MORE